2021 Prize Nominations Are Open! Please refer to each prize nomination process separately via the links and be sure to submit no later than the deadline outlined below. Please also note that some prize nominations are only open to current ASA Members. You can become a member or renew your 2021 membership any time in the MyASA Portal.

ASR Best Africa-Based Dissertation Award: Open nomination. Closes April 15
ASR Prize for Best Africa-focused Anthology or Edited Collection: Open nomination. Closes April 15
Distinguished Africanist Award: Open to Members. Closes April 30
ASA Best Book Prize: Nominations by publishers. Closes April 30
Bethwell A. Ogot Book Prize: Nominations by publishers. Closes April 30
Paul Hair Prize: Open nomination. Closes April 30
Outstanding Service Award: Open to Members. Closes April 30
Gretchen Walsh Book Donation Award: Open nomination. Closes April 30
ASA Film Prize: Nominations by film makers or distributors. Closes May 15

For questions, please contact us at members@africanstudies.org.